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Virtual STEM event with children's author a thrill for Mrs. Miller's second graders

On May 18, Mrs. Miller's second graders had a chance to spend some virtual time with a renowned children's author to learn about her passion for STEM and writing. Read More

Posted Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Field Trips to Binghamton University a Science Bonanza for SV 4th Graders

4th grade students from SV's Brookside and Francis P. Donnelly Elementary Schools recently enjoyed some science and fun-filled trips to Binghamton University. Read More

Posted Monday, June 5, 2023

FPD Poetry Recitation a Rhymin' Good Time

The sun was shining, the performance space was jam packed with enthusiastic support, and the cuteness factor was off the charts as Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School hosted its annual Poetry Recitation Thursday, May 25. It was physically impossible not to spend the entire time smiling as the young poets took to the stage to recite, and in some cases, act out their selected offerings. Plenty of photos HERE. Read More

Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Black Bears trade skates and sticks for books at FPD

Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School was pleased to welcome a trio of players from the Binghamton Black Bears professional hockey team as guest readers February 6. Kyle Powell, Taylor Cutting and Mathieu Boislard spent the day visiting FPD classrooms and reading passages from several books, including On the Line by Kari-Lynn Winters, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats and Summer According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney. The players encouraged students to do a lot of reading and answered questions about life as a professional hockey player. We're grateful to the team for lending us their players for the day! PHOTOS HERE Read More

Posted Wednesday, February 8, 2023

The Sabers Food Center is up and running!

The staff and students at Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School recently wrapped up a five week food drive, collecting more than 1,600 food items. The food drive's success has enabled us to officially open our new community food pantry: the Sabers Food Center at Donnelly! Read More

Posted Monday, February 6, 2023

F.P. Donnelly welcomes Lockheed Martin crew for STEM Day

Friday, November 18 was STEM Day at Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School. We welcomed a group of special guests from Lockheed Martin, who worked with 4th and 5th grade students designing and programming LEGO robots!
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Posted Monday, November 21, 2022

FPD Pasta Palooza a Deliciously Good Time

There was music, there were handmade placemats, and there was pasta - lots and lots of pasta! And plenty of palooza, too. Of course, we're talking about the November 10, 2022 extravaganza at Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School that has come to be known as "Pasta Palooza!" We want to thank all of the families and friends who turned out to enjoy a real community celebration - a delicious meal prepared and served by community, student and staff volunteers, and live music provided by students and staff. PHOTOS HERE. Read More

Posted Tuesday, November 15, 2022

With Flu, education can mean prevention

Cooler weather has arrived, and with it - flu season. There are steps each of us can take to help lessen the spread and severity of flu this season, such as frequent hand washing, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying away from others when you're feelng sick. The NYS Health Department has released THIS FACT SHEET to explain what flu is, and what we can do to minimize its impact on our lives at home, at work, and at school. Read More

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2022

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